Bonkers: My Life in Laughs

by Saunders Jennifer

Dear reader . . . I have been told that publishers these days like a particular type of memoir. They like a little bit of misery. They like a 'mis mem'. Well, I'm afraid I have had very little 'mis' in my life, and nowadays I have even less 'mem'.

ISBN: 9780241001561

Binding: Hardback


Edmund Burke: Philosopher, Politician, Prophet

by Jesse Norman

Philosopher, statesman, and founder of modern conservatism, Edmund Burke is both the greatest and most under-rated political thinker of the past three-hundred years. Born in Ireland in 1729, and greatly affected by its bigotry and extremes, his ...

ISBN: 9780007489626

Binding: Hardback


Haunted Empire: Apple after Steve Jobs

by Yukari Kane

Steve Job's death has raised one of the most pressing questions in the tech and business words: Can Apple remain great without its iconic leader? Written by a leading Apple journalist and commentator with extensive contacts throughout the inner ...

ISBN: 9780007479146

Binding: Paperback / softback


Ponting: At the Close of Play

by Ricky Ponting

The number 1 bestseller, At the Close of Play is the inspiring story of Ricky Ponting, one of the greatest Australian cricketers to have worn the baggy green. His autobiography details his journey from his childhood protégé, to the ...

ISBN: 9780732291822

Binding: Hardback


The Boy on the Wooden Box

How the Impossible Became Possible ... on Schindler's List

by Leon Leyson

Leon Leyson (born Leib Lezjon) was only ten years old when the Nazis invaded Poland and his family was forced to relocate to the Krakow ghetto. With incredible luck, perseverance and grit, Leyson was able to survive the sadism of the Nazis, ...

ISBN: 9781471119675

Binding: Hardback


A Youth Not Wasted

by Ian Parkes

'How can mere red dirt and stones and scrubby trees and shrubs and rises and falls in the land and haze and a vast blue sky be so potent? Such was its power, even in intense heat, even at night - sometimes, especially at night - the landscape ...

ISBN: 9780732295349

Binding: Paperback


Kerry Stokes: Self-Made Man

by Simons Margaret

Kerry Stokes: Self-Made Man is the real, fascinating story behind the rabbits-to-riches ascendancy of one of Australia's most powerful men. Plucked from an orphanage as an infant, Kerry Stokes grew up in the slums and streets of post-Depression ...

ISBN: 9780670075423

Binding: Hardback Book


Little Failure: A Memoir

by Shteyngart Gary

Gary Shteyngart's loving but mismatched parents dreamed that he would become a lawyer, or at least an accountant, something their distracted son was simply not cut out to do. Fusing English and Russian, his mother created the term ...

ISBN: 9780241146682

Binding: Paperback


Mile Down: The True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea A

by Vann David

Work so that you can keep working. It seemed a proposition that could easily end in suicide. I wanted to escape this. I wanted to free myself from the working world and have time to write. And I wanted adventure. Grendel could never free me, but ...

ISBN: 9781922182081

Binding: Paperback


Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening How I Learned the Unexpected Jo

by Carol Wall

A moving true story of the unlikely friendship between two people who had nothing--and ultimately everything--in common. Carol Wall was at a crossroads. Her children had flown the nest, her beloved parents were ageing and she had overcome a ...

ISBN: 9780857983923

Binding: Paperback


Outlaw: Waylon, Willie, Kris, and the Renegades of Nashville

by Michael Streissguth

Part biographies of these three legendary musicians and part exploration of the changing Nashville music scene in the late '60s, OUTLAW is a fascinating and in-depth look at a major turning point in country music and the formidable forces behind ...

ISBN: 9780062038180

Binding: Hardback


Remembering Whitney: A Mother's Story of Love, Loss and the Night theMusic Stopped

by Cissy Houston

Cissy has said little publicly about Whitney's heart-breaking death. Now, for the first time, she opens up and shares the unbelievable story of her daughter's life, as well as her own, and addresses Whitney's brightest and darkest moments.

ISBN: 9780007501410

Binding: Paperback / softback


HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

by Jonathan/Parnes, Amie Allen

A riveting biography which combines deep reporting and West Wing-esque storytelling to reveal the strategising, machinations and last minute decision-making that have accompanied one of the greatest political comebacks in history. The story of ...

ISBN: 9780091954499

Binding: Paperback


Now I Can Dance

by Tina Arena

Honest and intimate, funny and frank, Now I Can Dance is the long-awaited memoir from the very special, much-loved singer, songwriter and pop diva, Tina Arena. Over the course of her extensive career, starting as an eight-year-old star of Young ...

ISBN: 9780732297565

Binding: Paperback


What I Learned Along the Way

How to Live Bravely, Honestly and with Passion

by Dawn Fraser

Our Dawn is a champion. She is one of only three swimmers ever to have won gold in the same event in three consecutive Olympics, and in 1999, she was named the World's Greatest Living Female Water Sports Champion. She's been a rule-breaker, a ...

ISBN: 9781742574776

Binding: Hardback


Beauty, Disrupted: The Carre Otis Story

by Carre Otis & Hugo Schwyzer

Carré Otis has been in the public eye ever since she was in her mid-teens. Millions of people have gazed at her image in magazines from Guess and Calvin Klein ads to poses on the pages of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition and Playboy.

ISBN: 9780062024459

Binding: Hardback


Chance Witness: An Outsider's Life in Politics

by Parris Matthew

A modern Conservative long before? The Conservative party became modern . . . Chastised by Margaret Thatcher for jumping into the Thames to save a dog, Matthew Parris was never destined for high office. In fact his life choices suggest he was an ...

ISBN: 9780241968291

Binding: Paperback / softback


I'm Talking

My life, my words, my music

by Kate Ceberano & Tom Gilling

In her own unmistakeable voice, Kate Ceberano takes us on a very personal journey from her suburban childhood, her immersion in the Melbourne club scene of the eighties and her rise to stardom at the age of seventeen when she fronted the wildly ...

ISBN: 9780733630231

Binding: Paperback


My Inappropriate Life

by Heather McDonald

ISBN: 9781451672237

Binding: Paperback / softback


Australia in Arms: War Popular Penguins

by Schuler Phillip

Phillip Schuler, alongside C. E. W. Bean, was one of Australia's key First World War correspondents. A soldier as well as a journalist, he died on 23 June 1917 of wounds received at Armentières. His legacy was Australia in Arms, an ...

ISBN: 9780143571704

Binding: Paperback / softback